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Abdul Gafor, K.; Kurukkan, Abidha – Online Submission, 2014
This paper describes the development and standardization of a measure of perceived parenting style. The four styles namely authoritative, authoritarian, permissive and negligent proposed by Baumrind (1971) are scaled based on a quadrant of high and low levels of parental responsiveness and control suggested by Maccoby and Martin (1983). The items…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parenting Styles, Rating Scales, Parent Child Relationship
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Li, Shi – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
Most scholars consider gratitude as a moral emotion, with only few seeing it as a character trait. As a result, no systematic mechanism has ever been attempted to develop gratitude in children. Given the social issue of widespread lack of gratitude in the one-child generations of China, this article attempts to outline a mechanism of parental…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Altruism, Psychological Patterns, Affective Behavior
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Sayi, Aysin Kaplan; Içen, Mustafa – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2019
Gifted children are the group which has a high level of mental potential, and managing the school with this potential generally without studying, therefore having no effective studying habits. Another important factor in developing study habits is parental attitudes. The aim of this study is to examine the relationship between the parental…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Study Habits, Gifted, Children
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Fung, Heidi; Li, Jin; Lam, Chi Kwan – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2017
Parental disciplining of their misbehaving children continues to draw much research attention. Baumrind's typology of parenting styles has been frequently used to classify Chinese parenting as more authoritarian. Although influential, research tends predominantly to focus on abstract characterization. Yet, parenting is a practice informed by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Discipline, Child Rearing, Asian Culture
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Leung, Chi Hung – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2017
Depression, anxiety, and stress of moderate to severe levels were found in 21, 41, and 27% of university students in Hong Kong, respectively. The development of a screening tool for assessing adjustment difficulties among tertiary education students is helpful for counseling professionals in university. The Student Perception of University Support…
Descriptors: Student Adjustment, Mental Health, Depression (Psychology), Anxiety
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Wairimu, Mburu Josephine; Macharia, Susan M.; Muiru, Ann – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
This study investigated the relationship between parental involvement and the self-esteem among adolescents in secondary school students in Kieni West District in Nyeri County. It was guided by Self Determination Theory (SDT) by James William and Baumrind Theory of Parenting Styles by Diana Blumberg Baumrind. Some of the gaps identified in the…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Self Esteem, Adolescents, Secondary School Students
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Spence, Janet T. – Child Development, 1982
Argues that Baumrind (1982), in her discussion of studies employing Bem Sex Role Inventory (BSRI) and Personal Attitudes Questionnaire, confuses theories proposed by Bem (1974) and by Spence and Helmreich (1978, 1979), which are based on different assumptions and have different implications. Outlines differences between the two and points out…
Descriptors: Androgyny, Children, Parents, Research Problems
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Walker, Lawrence J. – Child Development, 1986
Addresses the criticisms of Diana Baumrind's review of his research on sex differences in moral reasoning development. Discusses issues such as the nature of moral development, the focus on adulthood, the choice of statistics, the effect of differing sample sizes and scoring systems, and the role of sexual experiences in explaining variability in…
Descriptors: Adults, Children, Cognitive Processes, Developmental Psychology
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Masud, Hamid; Ahmad, Muhammad Shakil; Jan, Farzand Ali; Jamil, Ahmad – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2016
The literature supports the importance of parenting styles that are necessary to fulfill the developmental needs of the children and eventually improve their quality of life. Baumrind's typology of parenting styles was used. There are many studies that examined the relationship of parenting styles (authoritative, authoritarian and permissive…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Parenting Styles, Child Development, Quality of Life
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Odongo, Alice Atieno; Aloka, Peter J. O.; Raburu, Pamela – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
The present study sought to establish the influence of parenting styles on adolescent academic achievement in day secondary schools in North Rachuonyo Sub-County, Kenya. Baumrind's theory of parenting style informed the study. The Concurrent Triangulation Design was used. The target population comprised 2409 day secondary students registered for…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Academic Achievement, Secondary School Students, Parent Influence
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Bourgeois, Steven J.; Boberg, John Eric – RMLE Online: Research in Middle Level Education, 2016
A substantial body of research has shown that academic intrinsic motivation/cognitive engagement decreases from grades three through eight (Lepper, Corpus, & Iyengar, 2005). This phenomenon is troubling if education is to be viewed as a process through which learning goals become gradually internalized and connected with one's sense of self.…
Descriptors: High Achievement, Student Motivation, Learner Engagement, Self Determination
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Çalik Var, Esra; Kiliç, Sükran; Kumandas, Hatice – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2015
Problem Statement: There are various environmental factors such as culture, socioeconomic status, family patterns, parental personality, family size, and education system among others, which affect development of individuals. Especially in the childhood period, parenting style is an important variable in forming physical, emotional, cognitive, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mothers, Parent Attitudes, Opinions
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Bakhtavar, Mohammad; Bayova, Rana – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
The present study aims to investigate the effects of intra-family parameters; educative styles and academic knowledge of parents and their economic condition on teenagers' personality and behavior. The present study is a descriptive survey. The statistical sample of the study included 166 teenage students from Baku, Azerbaijan and 332 of their…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Personality Traits, Parents, Behavior
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Heller, Janet R.; Johnson, Helen L. – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2010
Twenty parents attending an urban community college were interviewed about how they respond to common questions children ask about sexuality. Parental responses to children's questions about sexuality were considered in relation to the authoritative and authoritarian patterns of communication identified by Baumrind (1967). The majority of parents…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Sexuality, Urban Areas, Community Colleges
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McWayne, C. M.; Owsianik, M.; Green, L. E.; Fantuzzo, J. W. – Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 2008
Few researchers have questioned the validity of traditional parenting dimensions (based largely on Baumrind's [Baumrind, D. (1967). Child care practices anteceding three patterns of preschool behavior. Genetic Psychology Monographs, 75, 43-88; Baumrind, D. (1971). Current patterns of parental authority. Developmental Psychology, 4, 1-103] work)…
Descriptors: African Americans, Low Income, Validity, Child Rearing
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